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The shortest path from A to B is a straight line, but is it the best road? After 13 years as an expat, I’m back in Melbourne, Australia, with time to look at where I’ve been, where I’m going and why the heck I haven’t published that novel yet. The protagonist in my work in progress is an expat blogger, so I figured I’d better get some firsthand experience with my own blog. When the time is right, I look forward to introducing you to Tara Scott.

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Please click here to view latest posts, or follow the links below. The latest blog is Show Day, the grand finale in the Music & Dance on the Lagoon series, including Blame It On The Tango and Countdown to Show Day.

INTERVIEWS
I chat with people who have changed careers or countries and have their own winding narratives.
Susan Bradfield: From Physiotherapist to Photographer
Karen Quist: From Beauty Therapist to Copywriter/Photographer
Gail Cleare: From Ad Executive to Novelist
Lisa Eskinazi: From High School Dropout to Author

WRITING TIPS
The Adventures of Sexy Legs and Pipsqueak
My Top Four Editing Tips
The Pros and Cons of Writing Memoir.

EXPAT LIFE
Four Tips for Surviving Compound Life
Feminism and the Expat Spouse
Career and the Expat Spouse

THE NIGERIAN ADVENTURE
Tales from Lagos
Nigerian Gems—In Print At Last
Music & Dance on the Lagoon